Dartmoor Heritage Awards

Laura White
Laura White

Photographer Suzy Bennett and Green Shoes have become winners of the 2018 Heritage Craft Awards. Moretonhampstead based Green Shoes was awarded the ‘Made in Britain’ award.

The company was started in 1981 by a group of young women passionate about making strong, beautiful long-lasting shoes and the business has been listed among the top shoemakers in the world.

Suzy Bennett was awarded The Marsh Volunteer of the Year Award for her work creating the Dartmoor Artisan Trail which was set up to provide rural businesses with a new income from tourism.

The trail was named by the Daily Telegraph as one of the UK’s best travel experiences of 2017.

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